Breaking down barriers and tackling inequality
The Medium Grant Scheme is designed to fund work that will break down barriers and tackle inequality by supporting residents across the boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest to access education, skills development and employment opportunities.
Foundation for Future London is looking for project proposals from not-for-profit groups and organisations that will meet the listed outcomes either through existing or new programmes of work that work across arts & culture, heritage &communities, research & innovation and/or health & wellbeing.
The Medium Grant Scheme is part of Westfield East Bank Creative Futures Fund, an ambitious five-year programme that aims to invest £10 million into the local communities of Newham, Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Waltham Forest, funded by Westfield Stratford City.
Please read our guidelines for full details on making an application.
Deadline: 30 November at midday
Open toGroups, organisations, schools, businesses
Apply by30/11/2020 12:00 pm
CategoriesArts, Culture, Heritage
We seek projects that aim to use arts & culture, communities & heritage, research & innovation and/or health & wellbeing as the catalyst to create lifelong learning, skills development, training and employment opportunities in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.
The key outcomes of funded projects will include:
We understand that organisations have had to respond and adapt quickly to changing community needs and Government guidelines throughout the covid-19 pandemic. Organisations that are delivering adapted activities as a result of the pandemic, that aim to achieve the above outcomes, are welcomed.
Activities should take place across a range of local spaces to ensure grants reach a wide community audience e.g. Black, Asian and minority ethnic residents, people with disabilities, learning disabled people, unemployed and/or low waged residents, people without qualifications, homeless people, gypsies and travellers, LGBTQIA+ residents, children and young people, older people and people with mental health issues or long-term health issues.
Please read our guidelines for full details on activities we will and won’t fund.
Applications are made through an online portal.
Deadline: 30 November at midday
This flagship fund is being administered by East End Community Foundation (EECF). Before applying, please read the following guidelines carefully and you can contact the EECF Grants Team on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or want more information on the Fund.
The Foundation has a strong commitment to Inclusion, Diversity and Equality and actively encourages applications from all.
If you think one of our grants is right for you but you require either the guidelines in a different format, assistance or alternative way to complete the application form, or perhaps a specifically designed workshop to talk you through the process then please get in touch. It is through ongoing conversations that we can keep improving how we work for our local communities. Please contact Ashton Mullins, Grants Manager at Foundation for Future London on email@example.com.
Who can apply
Not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to organisations with an annual turnover of under £1.5 million (this does not apply to schools) who are locally based and have a strong track record of working with the local community.
If you have applied for, or received funding from the Small Grant Scheme, you are welcome to apply for a Medium Grant for a different programme of activities.
Foundation for Future London actively encourages applications from individuals or organisations led by and for Black, Asian and minority ethnic residents, LGBTQIA+ residents, disability communities and organisations that are representative of the diverse communities we support.
Please read our guidelines for full details.
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